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Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Genius is initiative on fire.
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
The key is taking responsibility and initiative, deciding what your life is about and prioritizing your life around the most important things.
When you believe in what you're doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference.
Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. Then take the initiative - don't wait for someone else to ask you to act.
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves - and be free.
Organisation can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgement.
Louis D. Brandeis
The man whose life is devoted to paperwork has lost the initiative. He is dealing with things that are brought to his notice, having ceased to notice anything for himself.
C. Northcote Parkinson
Communism is a monopolistic system, economically and politically. The system suppresses individual initiative, and the 21st century is all about individualism and freedom. The development of technology supported these directions.
One has to take initiative in life to achieve what he or she wants.
Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess, modern players like to take the initiative. Usually they are poor defenders though.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender.
Employers and business leaders need people who can think for themselves - who can take initiative and be the solution to problems.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
William J. H. Boetcker
The important thing is to concentrate upon what you can do - by yourself, upon your own initiative.
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
No one should suffer from the great delusion that any form of communism or socialism which promotes the dictatorship of the few instead of the initiative of the millions can produce a happier or more prosperous society.
Charles E. Wilson
I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.
Real prosperity comes from everybody in the country working together in a growth mode. Real prosperity comes as a result of people's own initiative and efforts and so forth. Prosperity, if it comes from the government, is not prosperity. It's an existence or a subsistence or whatever, but it isn't prosperity.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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